William Saito – Leading Cyber-Security Expert and Venture Capitalist

Born in California in 1971, William Hiroyuki Sato is a second generation Japanese American cyber security expert and venture capitalist. His parents emigrated from Japan to the the state of California two years before he was born.

 

William’s cyber security expertise and career began as early as junior high school, when he began developing the skills and interests which would proceed his later success. By 1991, while he was still a university student, William started his security firm I/O software. I/O software developed multiple technologies, such as fingerprint recognition software used by Sony. In the year 2000, Microsoft partnered with I/O software to utilize their authentication technology in the Windows operating system. William eventually sold I/O software to Microsoft and moved to Japan.

 

In Japan, Saito has worked multiple high profile positions. Notably, he was appointed to provide technical knowledge and support following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. He also was at one time a direct advisor on cyber-security issues to prime minister Shinzo Abe. Additionally, in 2011 William Saito was named a Young Global Leader by the World economic forum.

 

Outside of government positions, William worked for Japan Airlines as a strategic advisor, lending them his technological expertise in their information technology strategies. In 2017, he was promoted within Japan Airlines, becoming an Executive officer and as their first ever General Manager of Digital Innovation Promotion. Saito sat on the advisory board of the Japan Times for the years 2014 and 2015. His technical expertise also came in handy as an expert consultant at Hakuhodo and Fast Retailing.

 

William Saito has extensive experience in the technology field, in both the public and private sectors. Through his career he has gained a set of honed skills both unique and valuable. His multiple positions as an information technology advisor and his time running an information security software technology company gave him a solid grasp of the cyber security and technology fields.

 

In addition to these more technical “hard” skills – William’s time within corporate, business, and government bureaucracy granted him additional interpersonal and management skills. This includes intergovernmental affairs, political affairs, interpersonal communication, and business progress monitoring.

 

William Saito is truly a leading cyber security, info tech and business expert.

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Bradesco Will Announce A New President To Lead The Company, Confirmed Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi

Bradesco one the largest financial services companies in Brazil, has been undergoing many changing in the last few years, and this has caused a little worry among the people in the financial industry. Lazaro Brandao will be retiring from the council’s Board of Directors after 27 years.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi will be stepping down as President of Board of Directors and leaving a vacancy in the both the vice president position and the president positions. Carlos Alberto Rodrigues Guilherme has been named the new vice president of the council. Octavio de Lazari Junior will assume the presidency, which will be made official at the AGO meeting schedule for March 2018. Bradesco’s recent acquisition of HSBC has created more speculation as to what the future plans will look like.

The incumbent president, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi has been with Bradesco since 1969. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi started out with the company as a bank teller in Marilia, which is also the same city Bradesco was founded in 1943. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi went to Sao Paulo and worked his way to being the Director of Marketing. Prior to Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi leading the marketing at Bradesco, the company was not as open to the media, nor open about sharing insight as to the daily business details. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi changed this culture, and switched to creating a more transparent relationship with the media. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi would be the Executive Director and President of the pension division at Bradesco, a title he held from 1992 to 1998. In 1999, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was named the Vice President, in 2003 he was appointed President, and until 2005, he was also the Chief Executive or Bradesco.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi confirmed the appointment of Octavio de Lazari Junior as the next president of Bradesco. Octavio de Lazari Junior earned his Graduate degree in Economics from Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Osasco. Octavio de Lazari Junior began working with Bradesco in 1978, when he eventually was promoted to Agency Manager. Octavio de Lazari Junior eventually moved to the credit sectors of the company, where he focused on small and medium sized companies. Octavio de Lazari Junior also focused more resources on retail segments. In 2010 Octavio de Lazari Junior would take the role of Department Director of Loans and Financing, and in 2012 he’d be appointed to the Board of Director Officers. By 2017, Octavio de Lazari Junior would become Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Bradesco Seguros Group. Mr. Octavio de Lazari Junior will officially be announced as president during the Ordinary General Assembly (AGO), scheduled for March 12 2018. Despite this impressive academic and professional track, surprisingly there was some pushback from some of the board members about appointment of Octavio de Lazari Junior as the next president. Carlos Alberto Rodrigues Guilherme was confirmed by Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi as the next vice president, since he would be stepping down from the vice president position also.

Learn more about Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi: http://www.valor.com.br/financas/5153264/bradesco-novo-presidente-saira-do-corpo-executivo-afirma-trabuco